The Journal Gazette
Friday, June 14, 2019 1:00 am

Out and about



DeWana Green – Author of “Vonny B and Me”; 2 to 5 p.m.; reading and meet and greet; Barnes and Noble, Jefferson Pointe, 4140 W. Jefferson Blvd.



Erica Nicole Clark – Fort Wayne Comedy Club, 2104 S. Calhoun St.; 7:15 p.m. show, $15 advance, $20 day of show; 9:45 p.m. show, $20 advance, $25 day of show;



Legion Dance – Justus III; 7 p.m.; American Legion Post 296, 130 W. Tillman Road; $5; open to public; 456-2988.


“Energy Rising” – Fort Wayne Dance Collective; 4 p.m.; North Side High School auditorium, 475 E. State Blvd.; $15 per person or $40 for four adults, $10 students, free for ages 5 and younger; or 424-6574.

Contra Dance – Sponsored by the Fort Wayne Traditional Music and Dance Society; 8 to 11 p.m., lessons at 7:30 p.m.; Fort Wayne Dance Collective, 437 E. Berry St.; $9 general public, $6 students, free for ages 12 and younger; 260-244-1905.



BBQ RibFest – Noon to 11 p.m. today, noon to midnight Saturday and noon to 8 p.m. Sunday; Headwaters Park, 333 S. Clinton St.; free admission until 5:30 p.m. today and Saturday; after, $6 ages 13 and older, $5 seniors, $4 students, military, fire and police; $3 on Sunday;



Flag Day – 7 p.m.; Auburn Elks Lodge 1978 will conduct history of flag and flag ritual; DeKalb Outdoor Theater, Auburn; free but donations accepted.



Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum – Classic, antique and special-interest cars; 1600 S. Wayne St., Auburn; hours and cost, 260-925-1444 or “Cars & Coffee” from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday. Also, “Father's Day Classic Cruise” from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday in which participants can ride in several classic Auburn and Cord cars for a donation of $10.

Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory – “Migrations” live butterfly exhibit, ends July 7; 1100 S. Calhoun St.; $5 adults, $3 ages 3-17, free ages 2 and younger; hours, 427-6440 or

The History Center – 302 E. Berry St.; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, noon to 5 p.m. Saturday and first Sunday of the month; 426-2882 or

Science Central – 1950 N. Clinton St.; $9 ages 3-64, $8 ages 65 and older, free members 2 and younger; hours, 424-2400 or

Veterans National Memorial Shrine and Museum – 2122 O'Day Road; 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

National Automotive and Truck Museum of the United States – “Cars and Trucks Like You Used to Own”; adjacent to Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum; hours and cost, 260-925-9100,

National Military History Center – Batmobile items, “Dukes of Hazzard” car General Lee, two “Knight Rider” cars, World's Monster Truck Hall of Fame, a Dale Earnhardt car; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily; 5634 County Road 11-A, Auburn; $10, free ages 6 and younger; 260-927-9144 or

Northeastern Indiana Racing Museum – Inside National Military History Center and Kruse Automotive Museum, Auburn; open daily, hours and cost, 316-0966 or

Sauder Village – 22611 Ohio 2, Archbold, Ohio; $18 adults, $12 ages 6-16, free ages 5 and younger; hours, 800-590-9755 or; through Oct. 27. Free admission for fathers on Sunday.


The Old Jail Museum – World War II exhibit through November; 121 N. Indiana St., Warsaw; hours, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday; free admission;

Early Ford V-8 Foundation Museum – On display, 1932 Ford chassis, donated Lincoln-Zephyr Continental Cabriolet; 2181 General Doolittle Drive, Auburn; hours, 260-927-8022 or



Father's Day 5K – 8:30 a.m.; Associated Churches, 602 E. Wayne St.; $30;


Little River Ramblers Nature Hike – Sponsored by Little River Wetlands Project; 9 to 11 a.m.; meet at Eagle Marsh barn, 6801 Engle Road; free; 478-2515 or

Trek the Trails – 6 p.m.; 9-mile bike ride; Rockhill Park trailhead, 1400 Catalpa St.; free.



Fort Wayne Children's Zoo – Shark conservation area, stingray touch pool, giraffes and lions; 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily; 3411 Sherman Blvd.; $15 ages 19-61, $10 ages 2-18, $12 ages 62 and older, free ages 1 and younger; 427-6800 or


Shipshewana Flea Market – 3 to 8 p.m. today and 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday; first weekend market in 80 years; 345 S. Van Buren St., Shipshewana;


River Drums – Noon to 5 p.m.; Allen County Public Library, 900 Library Plaza; celebration of rivers and the native people who lived in city; dancing, music and educational displays; free.

Weigand Construction Duck Race – 6:30 p.m.; Johnny Appleseed Park, 1500 E. Coliseum Blvd.; more than 19,000 plastic ducks race on the St. Joseph River; firework show at 9:45 p.m.; benefits SCAN; free;

Juneteenth – 2 to 6 p.m.; Weisser Park Youth Center, 802 Eckart St.; dance, musical performances, basketball tournament and youth activities; free.

Touch a Truck – 9 a.m. to noon; Washington main commons parking lot, downtown Bluffton; children can view dump truck, police car, ambulance, fire truck; free.

Stargazing – 9 p.m.; Lancaster Park, 200 E. Jackson St., Bluffton; telescopes available for viewing; free.

Historic West Main Street Farmers Market – 3 to 8 p.m.; 1936 W. Main St.; operated by the Nebraska Neighborhood Association; through Oct. 11.

South Side Farmers Market – 7 a.m. to 1 p.m.; 3300 block of Warsaw Street, between Oxford and Pontiac streets;; ends Dec. 21.

Fort Wayne Food Tours – 3 p.m.; downtown food and history walking tours; $60;; ends Sept. 30.

YLNI Farmers Market – 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.; corner of Barr and Wayne streets; ends Sept. 28.

Fort Wayne's Farmers Market – 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.; corner of Wayne and Barr streets.


Annie Oakley Perfumery open house – 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.; sensory tours and essential oil education sessions; 300 Johnson St., Ligonier; free;


Shipshewana Flea Market – 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.; 345 S. Van Buren St., Shipshewana;; ends Sept. 25.


Decatur Farmers Market – 4 to 7 p.m.; along First Street in downtown Decatur; events on Facebook page.



TinCaps – vs. Lake County; 7:05 p.m.; Parkview Field, 1301 Ewing St.; tickets, 482-6400 or


TinCaps – vs. Lake County; 1:05 p.m.; Parkview Field, 1301 Ewing St.; tickets, 482-6400 or



“Rumors” – Arena Dinner Theater; 7 p.m. dinner, 8 p.m. show today and Saturday; $40; 719 Rockhill St.; 424-5622 or; ends June 29.


“Robin Hood” – Auburn Actors Theater; 7:30 p.m.; DeKalb Outdoor Theater, 301 South Center St., Auburn; free;

A la carte


“Secret Life of Pets 2” – Sensory-friendly film screening; 1 p.m.; ABCinema, 130 W. Monroe St., Decatur;

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